Advantage Solutions Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Marketing Company

Advantage Solutions has acquired 20 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Advantage Solutions has acquired in 9 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include marketing (55%) and retail (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity20
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Advantage Solutions, Inc.

18100 Von Karman Avenue,
Irvine, California 92612
United States,
(949) 797-2900
www.advantagesolutions.net

Formed in 1987, Advantage Solutions is a business solutions provider committed to driving growth for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers through winning insights and execution. Advantage’s data and technology-enabled omnichannel solutions including sales, retail merchandising, business intelligence, digital commerce, and a full suite of marketing services are designed to help brands and retailers across a broad range of channels drive consumer demand, increase sales and achieve operating efficiencies. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Advantage has offices throughout the United States and Canada and a presence in select markets throughout Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe through which it services the global needs of multinational, regional and local manufacturers.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 15 2 2 - 1 - 20
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Quantum Networks LLC 2020-01-08 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.quantumnetworks.com
Jun Group 2018-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.jungroup.com
Beekeeper Marketing 2018-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.beekeepermarketing.com
The Data Council, Inc. 2017-08-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Florida · www.ix-one.net
Brand Connections LLC 2017-08-08 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.brandconnections.com
Upshot, Inc. 2016-11-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · upshot.agency
Sage Tree LLC 2016-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Naperville, Illinois · www.sagetreellc.com
Advantage Smollan 2015-06-12 - Joint Venture
, United Kingdom · www.advantagesmollan.com
ATLAS Technology Group, Inc. 2015-06-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Bentonville, Arkansas · www.atlasdsr.com
The Linkage Group, Inc. 2015-03-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Markham, Ontario · www.linkage-group.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Brand Connections LLC 2017-08-08 Bump Club And Beyond 2019-01-10 1
New York, New York · www.brandconnections.com Chicago, Illinois · www.bumpclubandbeyond.com
Advantage Armed Forces Sales LLC    - Sarvis, Inc. 2011-01-28 1
, United States Jacksonville, Florida · www.sarvisinc.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Marketing 11 (55%) - - -
Retail 3 (15%) - - -
Information Technology 2 (10%) - - -
Business Services 1 (5%) - - -
Digital Media 1 (5%) - - -
Information Services 1 (5%) - - -
Software 1 (5%) - - -
Total 20 - - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 - - -
  New York 5 - - -
  Florida 3 - - -
  Illinois 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Arkansas 1 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Ontario 2 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 17 (85%) - - -
Cross-border 3 (15%) - - -
Total 20 - - -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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